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Dive 04: I'm Bigger Than You!

This armored searobin (Peristedion sp.) attempted to scare off the Deep Discoverer during Dive 04. The dive was relatively shallow for the Okeanos, so we observed life not usually encountered on deeper dives, including a high diversity of fish species.

 

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017.

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